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Gotta Start Somewhere...

Note: Early 60s, Felix, Eddie and Gene were part of The Starliters—with Joey Dee. Yah, that Joey Dee & those Starlighters
 

Felix & The Escorts
The Syracuse / Save
Calagna-Cavaliere (2:15) / Leiber-Stoller (2:00)
Jag J-685, ?/62

 

Gene Cornish with The Gene Cornish Nobles
Winner Take All / Since I Lost You
Douglas-Glazier (2:36) / R Cornish-G Cornish (2:35)
Vassar V-319, ?/62

 

Gene Cornish with The Tomlin Sisters
Let's Do The Capri / Lonely Will I Stay
T Cornish-G Cornish (2:07) / T Cornish-G Cornish (2:25)
Dawn 550, 9/62

 

Gene Cornish & The Unbeetables
I Wanna Be A Beetle / Oh Misery
Baker-G Cornish (2:01) / Baker-G Cornish (2:06)
Dawn 551, 4/64

 

I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore / Slow Down
Burton-Sawyer (2:41) / Williams (3:10)
Atlantic 2312, 12/65 BB

 
Good Lovin' / Mustang Sally³
Clark-Resnick (2:28) / Rice (3:20)
Atlantic 2321, 3/66  1 

 


The Young Rascals
Atlantic SD-8123
3/28/66 BB [UK: 6/66]
Back Cover

Side One
Slow Down Williams 3:10
Baby Let's Wait Burton-Sawyer 3:19
Just A Little Durand-Elliott 2:59
I Believe Cavaliere 3:55
Do You Feel It Cavaliere-Cornish 3:18
Side Two
Good Lovin' Clark-Resnick 2:28
Like A Rolling Stone Dylan 6:09
Mustang Sally Rice 3:59
I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore Burton-Sawyer 2:41
In The Midnight Hour Cropper-Pickett 4:00
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Felix Cavaliere-organ, piano, vocals
Eddie Brigati-guitar, vocals (lead: Baby Let's Wait, I Believe, I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore)
Gene Cornish-bass, vocals (lead: Just A Little, Like A Rolling Stone)
Dino Danelli-drums
David Brigati-harmony vocals [uncredited]
§Cover Photo-Jerry Schatzberg
Produced by: The Young Rascals

 

You Better Run / Love Is A Beautiful Thing
Brigati-Cavaliere (2:25) / Brigati-Cavaliere (2:30)
Atlantic 2338, 6/66 BB

 
Come On Up / What Is The Reason
Cavaliere (2:41) / Brigati-Cavaliere (2:23)
Atlantic 2353, 9/66 BB

 
I've Been Lonely Too Long³ / If You Knew
Brigati-Cavaliere (2:04) / Brigati-Cavaliere (3:01)
Atlantic 2377, 1/67 BB

 

Collections
Atlantic SD-8134
1/9/67 BB [UK: 2/67]
Back Cover

Side One
What Is The Reason Brigati-Cavaliere 2:23
Since I Fell for You† Johnson 3:25
Lonely Too Long Brigati-Cavaliere 2:57
No Love To Give Cornish 2:42
Mickey's Monkey/Love Lights Holland-Dozier-Holland/Roslie 4:41
Side Two
Come On Up Cavaliere 2:41
Too Many Fish In The Sea Holland-Whitfield 2:16
More† Ciorciolini-Newell-Olivero-Ortolani 4:20
Nineteen Fifty-Six Cornish-Danelli 2:28
Love Is A Beautiful Thing† Brigati-Cavaliere 2:30
Land Of 1000 Dances† Kenner 1:58
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Felix Cavaliere-organ, piano, vocals
Eddie Brigati-guitar, vocals†
Gene Cornish-bass, vocals (No Love To Give, Nineteen Fifty-Six)
Dino Danelli-drums
David Brigati-harmony vocals [uncredited]
§Cover Photos-George Rodriguez
Produced by: The Young Rascals

Note: Love Lights is actually Turn On Your Love Light (Malone-Scott), which was never corrected
 

Groovin' / Sueño
Brigati-Cavaliere (2:25) / Brigati-Cavaliere (2:45)
Atlantic 2401, 4/67  1 

 
A Girl Like You / It's Love
Brigati-Cavaliere (2:46) / Brigati-Cavaliere (3:10)
Atlantic 2424, 7/67 BB

 
Groovin' (Italian Version) / Groovin' (Spanish Version)
Brigati-Cavaliere (2:25) / Brigati-Cavaliere (2:25)
Atlantic 2428, 7/67
Cool to make other language versions!

Groovin’
Atlantic SD-8148
7/31/67 BB [UK: 8/67]
Back Cover

Side One
A Girl Like You Brigati-Cavaliere 2:46
Find Somebody Brigati-Cavaliere 3:40
I'm So Happy Now Cornish 2:46
Sueño Brigati-Cavaliere 2:45
How Can I Be Sure? Brigati-Cavaliere 2:50
Side Two
Groovin' Brigati-Cavaliere 2:25
If You Knew Brigati-Cavaliere 3:01
I Don't Love You Anymore Cornish 3:04
You Better Run Brigati-Cavaliere 2:25
A Place In The Sun Miller-Wells 4:50
It's Love Brigati-Cavaliere 3:10
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Felix Cavaliere-organ, piano, vocals
Eddie Brigati-guitar, vocals (lead: Find Somebody, How Can I Be Sure?, A Place In The Sun)
Gene Cornish-bass, vocals (lead: I'm So Happy Now, I Don't Love You Anymore)
Dino Danelli-drums
David Brigati-harmony vocals [uncredited]
with:
Hubert Laws-flute (It's Love)
§Cover Idea-Dino Danelli; Cover Art-Lynn Rubin
Produced by: The Young Rascals

 

How Can I Be Sure / I'm So Happy Now
Brigati-Cavaliere (2:50) / Cornish (2:46)
Atlantic 2438, 8/67 BB

 
It's Wonderful² / Of Course
Brigati-Cavaliere (Music 2:30, Effects :50) / Brigati-Cavaliere (2:40)
Atlantic 2463, 12/67 BB

The label makes the distinction of music and effects for the A-side

Note: About this time, they dropped the "Young" part of the name as they became "serious artists"
 


Once Upon A Dream
Atlantic SD-8169
2/19/68 BB [UK: 4/68]
Back Cover

 
Inside Cover

 
12-page Booklet Cover

 
Side One
Intro   :20
Easy Rollin' Brigati-Cavaliere 2:55
Rainy Day Brigati-Cavaliere 3:37
Please Love Me Brigati-Cavaliere 2:02
Sound Effect   :10
It's Wonderful Brigati-Cavaliere 2:40
I'm Gonna Love You Cornish 2:17
Dave and Eddie   :16
My Hawaii Brigati-Cavaliere 4:09
Side Two
My World Brigati-Cavaliere 2:45
Silly Girl Brigati-Cavaliere 2:41
Singin' The Blues Too Long Brigati-Cavaliere 5:06
Bells   :09
Sattva Brigati-Cavaliere 4:12
Finale: Once Upon A Dream Brigati-Cavaliere 3:20
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Felix Cavaliere-organ, piano, sitar (Sattva), vocals
Eddie Brigati-guitar, tamboura (Sattva), vocals
Gene Cornish-bass, vocals
Dino Danelli-drums, tabla (Sattva)
with:
David Brigati-vocals (Finale: Once Upon A Dream)
Hubert Laws-flute (Silly Girl)
King Curtis-sax
Steve Marcus-sax
Mel Lastie-trumpet
Richard Davis, Ron Carter, Chuck Rainey-bassists extraordinaire
Buddy Lucas-harmonica
Gene Orloff & His Strings
Adrian Barber-sound effects engineer
§Cover Sculpture-Dino Danelli
Produced by: The Rascals in cooperation with Arif Mardin

Note: Came with 12-page booklet. See note 2 and 45world for the rest.
 

A Beautiful Morning / Rainy Day
Brigati-Cavaliere (2:32) / Brigati-Cavaliere (3:26)
Atlantic 2493, 4/68 BB

A Beautiful Morning was the "new" track on the Time Peace hits disc (see next item)
Time Peace - The Rascals' Greatest Hits
Time Peace - The Rascals' Greatest Hits


Atlantic SD-8190, 6/14/68  1  [UK: 8/68]
"New" track: A Beautiful Morning
People Got To Be Free / My World
Brigati-Cavaliere (2:57) / Brigati-Cavaliere (2:52)
Atlantic 2537, 7/68  1 

 
A Ray Of Hope² / Any Dance'll Do!
Brigati-Cavaliere (3:40) / Brigati-Cavaliere (2:19)
Atlantic 2584, 11/68 BB

 
Heaven / Baby I'm Blue
Cavaliere (3:22) / Cavaliere (2:47)
Atlantic 2599, 2/69 BB

 

Freedom Suite
Atlantic SD 2-901
3/17/69 BB [UK: 4/69]
Back Cover

 
Inside Cover

 
Inner Sleeve


 
Black Ink Drawing by Eddie Brigati


 
Red & Blue Line Drawing by Gene Cornish


 
El Greco's Christ by Dino Danelli


Freedom Suite
Side One
America The Beautiful Bates-Ward 2:50
Me And My Friends Cornish 2:42
Any Dance'll Do Cavaliere 2:19
Look Around Brigati-Cavaliere 3:01
A Ray Of Hope Brigati-Cavaliere 3:40
Side Two
Island Of Love Brigati-Cavaliere 2:23
Of Course Brigati-Cavaliere 2:40
Love Was So Easy To Give Cornish 2:42
People Got To Be Free Brigati-Cavaliere 2:57
Baby I'm Blue Cavaliere 2:47
Heaven Cavaliere 3:22
Music-Music
Side Three
Adrian's Birthday Cavaliere-Cornish-Danelli 4:46
Boom Danelli 13:34
Side Four
Cute Brigati-Cavaliere-Cornish-Danelli 15:10
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Felix Cavaliere-organ, piano, vocals
Eddie Brigati-vocals (Any Dance'll Do, Island Of Love)
Gene Cornish-bass, vocals (Me And My Friends, Love Was So Easy To Give)
Dino Danelli-drums
with:
Chuck Rainey, Gerald Jemmott, Richard Davis-bass
David "Fathead" Newman-sax (Adrian's Birthday)
King Curtis-sax (Of Course)
§Cover Photo-Ira Mazur
Produced by: The Rascals in cooperation with Arif Mardin

Note: Three pieces of artwork were included (see notes). David Brigati did the inside panel.
 

See³ / Away Away
Cavaliere (4:34) / Cornish (3:20)
Atlantic 2634, 5/69 BB

 
Newport 69(5/22/69)
Carry Me Back / Real Thing
Cavaliere (2:50) / Cavaliere (2:44)
Atlantic 2664, 9/69 BB

 

See
Atlantic SD-8246
12/15/69 BB [UK: 12/69]
Back Cover

 
Lyric Sheet Front


Lyric Sheet Back


Side One
See Cavaliere 5:01
I'd Like To Take You Home Cavaliere 2:39
Remember Me Cornish 2:11
I'm Blue Brigati-Cavaliere 4:34
Stop And Think Cavaliere 4:11
Temptation's 'Bout To Get Me Diggs 3:31
Side Two
Nubia Cavaliere 3:42
Carry Me Back Cavaliere 2:48
Away Away Cornish 3:20
Real Thing Cavaliere 2:44
Death's Reply Cavaliere 4:42
Hold On Cavaliere 3:50
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Felix Cavaliere-organ, piano, vocals
Eddie Brigati-guitar, vocals
Gene Cornish-bass, vocals
Dino Danelli-drums
with:
Chuck Rainey-bass
Ron Carter-bass (Nubia, Carry Me Back)
Joe Bushkin-piano (Carry Me Back)
Hubert Laws-flute
Danny Labbate-soprano sax
§Cover Art-La Grande Famille (1947) by René Magritte.
Produced by: The Rascals in cooperation with Arif Mardin

 

I Believe / Hold On
Cavaliere (3:53) / Cavaliere (3:33)
Atlantic 2695, 12/69 BB

 
Winter Festival For Peace(1/28/70)
Glory Glory / You Don't Know
Cavaliere (3:24) / Cornish (4:10)
Atlantic 2743, 7/70 BB

A-side vocal backing by The Sweet Inspirations
Felix produces Christmas And The Beads Of Sweat for Laura Nyro
Summer Festival For Peace(8/6/70)

Eddie and Gene call it quits (after recordng Search And Nearness)

Right On / Almost Home
Cavaliere (3:47) / Cavaliere (3:48)
Atlantic 2773, 12/70

 

Search And Nearness
Atlantic SD-8276
3/1/71 BB [UK: 10/71]
Back Cover

 
Inside Cover

 
Inner Sleeve


Side One
Right On‡ Cavaliere 3:46
I Believe‡ Cavaliere 3:55
Thank You Baby† Cavaliere 3:09
You Don't Know Cornish 4:10
Nama‡ Danelli 5:31
Side Two
Almost Home† Cavaliere 3:49
The Letter‡ Thompson 4:07
Ready For Love† Cavaliere 4:07
Fortunes‡ Danelli 3:10
Glory, Glory† Cavaliere 3:30
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Felix Cavaliere-organ, piano, vocals
Eddie Brigati-guitar, vocals
Gene Cornish-guitar, vocals
Dino Danelli-drums
with:
Harold Cowart-bass†
Chuck Rainey-bass‡
Ron Blanco-bass (You Don't Know)
Joe Newman-trumpet
Seldon Powell-sax
Joe Farrell-sax
The Sweet Inspirations-background vocals (Glory Glory)
Cissy Houston & Tasha Thomas-background vocals (I Believe)
Joe Newman-trumpet
Seldon Powell-trumpet, sax
The Sweet Inspirations-vocals
§Front Cover Art-Ballspielendes Madchen, Back Cover Art Mittag both by Wolfgang Hutter
Produced by: The Rascals in cooperation with Arif Mardin

Note: Recording finished in October 70. Eddie only sings one a few tracks.
He's missing in the the rooftop photo, but a photo was inserted into a window across the street.
 

Buzzy Feiten in from Paul Butterfield


Peaceful World
Columbia G-30462
5/5/71 BB [UK: 6/71]
Full Cover

 
Inside Cover

Side One
Sky Trane Cavaliere 5:47
In And Out Of Love Feiten 3:22
Bit Of Heaven Cavaliere 3:28
Love Me Cavaliere 3:46
Side Two
Mother Nature Land Cavaliere 3:28
Icy Water Feiten 4:28
Happy Song Cavaliere 3:40
Love Letter Cavaliere 5:26
Side Three
Little Dove Cavaliere 6:39
Visit To Mother Nature Land Cavaliere 5:03
Getting Nearer Cavaliere 8:56
Side Four
Peaceful World Cavaliere 21:25
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Felix Cavaliere-organ, piano, marimba, vocals
Buzzy Feiten-guitar, bass, vocals (In And Out Of Love, Icy Water)
Dino Danelli-drums, percussion
with:
Link Chamberlain-guitar
Chuck Rainey-bass
Ron Carter-bass
Jerry Jemmott-bass
William Salter-bass
Pepper Adams-sax
Joe Farrell-sax, flute (solos on Peaceful World)
Jon Smith-sax
Ernie Wilking-sax
Joe Newman-trumpet
Ernie Royal-trumpet
Garnett Brown-trombone
Hubert Laws-flute (Mother Nature Land, Little Dove, Visit To Mother Nature Land)
Alice Coltrane-harp (Little Dove)
Ralph MacDonald-percussion
Cynthia Webb-background voice (Sky Trane)
Bruce Buono, Buddy Buono-vocals (Bit Of Heaven, Happy Song)
Molly Holt-vocals (Love Me, Peaceful World)
Annie Sutton-vocals (Mother Nature Land, Visit To Mother Nature Land)
§Cover Art-Tahitian Landscape (1897) by Paul Gaugain
Produced by: Felix Cavaliere

 

Love Me / Happy Song
Cavaliere (3:48) / Cavaliere (3:42)
Columbia 45400, 6/71 BB

 
One more lackluster album, The Island Of Real in 1972 and then they faded away...
Couple of reunion tours in the 80s.

Links!  

Young Rascals web site
Official Felix Cavaliere web site

 


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